In 2011, CNN sent four journalists to Bahrain to cover the Arab Spring.
For eight days, this small crew explored the Kingdom and experienced a
dramatic and unexpected encounter.
What began as a one-hour
documentary on the use of internet technologies and social media by
democracy activists in the region quickly went sour as Amber Lyon, one
of the journalists, and the rest of her crew were detained by "20
heavily-armed men", whose faces were "covered with black ski masks", and
who "jumped from military vehicles" to apprehend them. "